Determine skating’s final competitors on the Beijing Video games is the pairs free skate Saturday on the Capital Indoor Stadium.
Sui Wenjing and Han Cong, a well-liked Chinese language group, completed first within the brief program on Friday. They’re anticipating redemption: They’d victory inside their grasp on the 2018 Olympics, however misplaced the gold medal by a mere 0.43 factors.
They face robust competitors from three Russian pairs. Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov positioned second within the brief program, trailing Sui and Han by a fraction of some extent. Anastasia Mishina and Aleksandr Galliamov, the reigning world champions, had been in third. Aleksandra Boikova and Dmitrii Kozlovskii had been in fourth.
Pairs are judged on two occasions: Friday’s brief program and Saturday’s free skate, which lasts 4 minutes. Medal winners will likely be decided by including the scores from the 2 occasions.